Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Back to the 80ies-Mimaland

Some memorable photos of Mimaland from the 80ies,
which was opened in 1971.
i would say it was a very popular theme park during its heyday
with attractions such as Prehistoric Animal park,Maze,motels,
fishing,boating,lakeside restaurant and a big pool with slides
(the main attraction)
but all the good times have to come to an end in 1994
after some landslide at the pool took a life a year earlier
and the rest was history.

 

Super slash was the main attraction of Mimaland,
probably the highest and the only one in Malaysia at that time.



The Bagans was a popular place for company seminars
because of it's quiet and tranquil surroundings.



Boating was a popular activity for dating couples in the 80ies.



the fishing pier and abundance of tilapia fish.



a map from Google above and a Google Earth photo below of the present site in 2010,
notice how bad the land side at the pool area have worsen.








A view from the top of the slide.




View Mimaland in a larger map

16 comments:

Faarihin said...

Mimaland. First time dengar.
Nampak menarik aktiviti yang ada.
Tapi sayangnya Mimaland ni dah tak ada.
Memang tinggal sejarah.

Lady Lilith said...

Nice photographs. Thank you for sharing.

Cheqna said...

Hello Thomas,

Happy New Year to you n family. Have a nice celebration & great year.

:-)

thomas said...

Cheqna,
Thanks,same to you too.

Rizal Fahmi said...

keren ya

Fuza Musa said...

Happy Chinese New Year to u & family Thomas

❤Kamsiah❤ said...

Happy CNY to U..kalau ada limau lebih tu...pass2 le kt kulim..:)

lina@family tips said...

So sad to know that this amazing place has gone to soon.

puteri kasih said...

I have heard the name mimaland before but never seen it. Thanks for sharing :)

p/s Gong Xi Fa Cai to you and your family. Have a blessed CNY :)

Smartan Dad said...

Heard about this place before but never been there.

Linda Ishak said...

nostalgia tu...

Marco said...

That's really beautiful!

noname said...

Thomas,
TQ 4sharing, Yg lahir tahun 80-an mesti xtau! dah 'terkubur' & tinggal sejarah! dah jadi apa kat situ ye!

Noor Mala Shahar said...

most beautiful view

menabung kat sini

Thomas Lee said...

noname,
tinggal terbiar saja sampai sekarang.

Matt Dan said...

Sedih bla bca tentang tempat ni sb ada bnyak kenangan manis kt situ...skrg masih mengoogle kisah kenapa tempat ni boleh di tutup..kli terakhir di situ bermlam di motel thun 1993

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